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Dr. Ahmad Eslami

Periodontics
West Allis, WI
46 years experience male

Locations

Office

West Allis, WI

Address

2323 S 109th St Ste 275, null, West Allis, WI
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00am
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Insurances accepted

No Value

Dental Implant & Periodontal Solutions, SC

West Allis, WI

About

Bio

Dr. Eslami is the founder of Dental Implant Periodontal Solutions. He is a leading U.S. periodontist and implant surgeon with extensive specialty training in the latest techniques in dental implants, laser periodontal therapy (LANAP&trade;), and augmentation procedures. He served as Director of the Periodontics and Periodontal Surgical Clinics at Marquette University over a 10-year period, and most recently held the rank of adjunct clinical professor of periodontics. With 32 years of experience Dr. Eslami has made the Implant Solution the go-to-center in the Midwest. <ul style="margin-top: 0in;" type="disc"> <li class="MsoNormal">Graduated from the University of Michigan, Master of Science degree with advanced specialty training in periodontics</li> <li class="MsoNormal">Received advanced dental implant training at Northwestern University</li> <li class="MsoNormal">Has extensive advanced training and experience in multiple implant systems, computer-guided implant surgery, bone augmentation, sinus lifts, and Cone Beam 3D imaging</li> <li class="MsoNormal">Recipient of many honors and awards in the U.S. and abroad, including the Wisconsin Dental Association&rsquo;s Pyramid of Pride award for &ldquo;Mentor of the Year&rdquo;</li> </ul>

Specialties
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Periodontics

Dentistry

Languages spoken

Persian

Doctor Q&A

66 Answers
54 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth Replacement: Every dental implant, regardless of how it's placed, goes through a process known as "osseo-integration". It is the process of bone growing to the im... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental crowns: Follow a good oral hygiene at home. It should include adequate brushing and flossing. See your dentist on a regular basis for check up and "cleaning... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Bad taste, Tongue: It's best to always brush tongue. I recommend to my patients to have another brush or a tongue scraper for their tongue. It is also a good idea to d... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Oral Rash: From your explanation it sound like there is "fungus" growth in the mouth (candida or thrush). I highly recommend seeing your dentist (pedodontist) or... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Toothache: If the toothache is due to the nerve of the tooth then the treatment of choice is root canal therapy. However, if the pain is due to tooth fracture a... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tongue piercing: It's best to wait a few day until the tongue is healed before you get elective dental procedures. I case of emergency it's ok to have treatment as ne... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Finding dentist: Following are a few ideas: - ask trusted friends - check with bbb - look for reviews on line - many dentists welcome new patients to visit their... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Gum disease: Gum disease is an infection process. It gradually continues on and if not treated it will eventually results in loss of teeth. It needs to be evalua... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental Veneers: If the veneers are discolored due to the extrinsic stains (tea, coffee stain, etc.) they can be cleaned. Otherwise, their color can not be changed be... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental Implant: It's ok to drive after any dental surgery including dental implants unless sedation is utilized.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Implant Failure: Signs of implant failure are: pain mobility/loose implant bleeding swelling, abscess bone loss best option is seeing your dentist to evaluate, d... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: Dental implant can be thought of a miniature orthopedic appliance. The idea is to replicate a support structure (i.e. Root) in the jawbone which will... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth crown: Crowns are made to restore a tooth that's decayed or broken. It's done to protect the tooth and make the tooth functional. So it saves the tooth as ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental crown: Temporary crown should stay on until the final crown is ready to be placed. Should it happen make sure your dentist is informed to advise you of prop... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Gum disease: If gum disease is present then the only course of action is intervention by your dentist or periodontist. Of course, good oral hygiene is an essential... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth Replacement: The best option to replace a missing tooth (or more than one missing teeth) is dental implant. The next best option is fixed bridge.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Chewing tobacco: Chewing tobacco is not good with or without gum disease. The concern is a lot more serious than gum disease. And that's oral cancer.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental work & Aging: Loss of teeth results in collapse of the facial structure, increased wrinkles, sunken in cheek, etc. Dental implants and bridges re-establish the lost... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth cement: Dentists generally find a cement that in their perception works best for cementation of the crowns. Before choosing a cement dentists usually conside... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: Your main objective should be the longevity of each of the option. If root canal can save your tooth for a long time then that's the best plan. Howe... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Gum disease: When teeth have gum disease, the first and foremost concern is to address the disease, prevent further damage to the foundation of the teeth and incre... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth Whitening: Whitening works only on natural teeth and not on artificial crowns. So when one is about to get a crown its best to whiten the teeth and make the new... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Crown & Pain: Believe me dentists are more concerned about not giving pain to their patients than the patients. Getting a crown is not generally a painful process.... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental Implants: Proper oral hygiene is an important element of dental and implant health. Hand and electric toothbrush makes no difference. The key is how one perfor... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implants: Restorations for dental implants can be screw or cement retained. Screw retained is a more retrievable option.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tartar: Tartar is hardened plaque. Dental plaque is colonization of the teeth surface with the bacteria. If the plaque is not removed adequately it gradually ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Crown lengthening: Crown lengthening is the treatment of choice for "gummy smile". In many of these instances crown lengthening is the only treatment required.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth extraction: Yes, teeth can be extracted in the hospital by a dentist that has hospital privileges. However, the question is why do want to do that. Because they ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth Cleaning: Tooth cleaning is referred to as prophylaxis or prophy. The reason for the name is that it's done to "prevent" or minimize chances of tooth disease.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental abscess: It's hard to say the reason. What's important is the fact that swelling is back and it's not a good thing. It has the potential of spreading and causi... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Prophy jet: Prophy jet and rubber cups are usually used to polish teeth during the cleaning appointment.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Crown longevity: I recall a national speaker was advocating guaranteeing dental work. But as the panel has elegantly mentioned, since the crown (or any dental work) i... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth Whitening: We all are in agreement: always whitening (zoom) comes first before any extensive restoration especially if it involves tooth color material (composit... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Amalgam tattoo: One can also mask the tattoo with gum graft.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Crown and anesthesia: Preparing a tooth generally require local anesthesia unless the tooth has root canal and the crown margin is going to be prepared above the gum-line.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental Insurance: Just remember "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". It's much easier, cheaper, less invasive, less painful to take care of your dental n... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: No known interaction between birth control medication and dental implants.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth calcification: If you mean how teeth harden as a they develop inside of the jaw the answer is calcification of the tooth bud. This is a one time & permanent process... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Sore Palate: It sounds like an abscess. You are better off seeing an oral surgeon for close evaluation. You might need more than just antibiotic (perhaps incisio... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: Implant is best placed when jawbone has reached its maturity in terms of growth. There is no magic age at which everyone stops growing. However, as we... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: I advise my patient to avoid extraneous activities for a few days to minimize chances of post op complications including bleeding. Having said that, "... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implants: Dental implant is the best replacement for missing tooth/teeth. It's also the replacement for tooth/teeth that are slated for extraction (except wisd... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Tooth brushing: Tooth cleaning (brushing) should be started as soon teeth start budding into the mouth. The bacteria are there and ready to colonize teeth and start d... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Swollen gums: Swollen gum is generally an indication of gum disease. It needs to be evaluated and addressed by a dentist or periodontist for the answers.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: It is only wise and logical to use antibiotic with surgery. In my practice i prescribe antibiotic with any oral surgery including placement of dental ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Teeth-owner manual: To keep teeth for life one should start early in life follow these instructions: 1. Brush, floss after each time you eat 2. Lower sugar consumption ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Lost dental filling: A good, functioning and well placed dental filling should not be lost. Loss of a dental filling is an indication of a problem with the filling or the... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Cosmetic Dentistry: Definitely, the main goal of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the looks of the teeth, alignment, smile and self-confidence. Of course, first the found... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Dental implant: I have not come across any occasion that medicaid has paid for dental implants. If lucky there might be coverage for denture or partial denture.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Periodontics 46 years experience
Implant & Pain: Local anesthetic is a must with any dental surgery. Some patients choose to take it further and get sedation (oral oral IV sedation) for further comfo... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 30, 2012
I have worked with Dr. Eslami on many mutual patients. The clinical results for the patients have always been excellent. He is truly a talented practitioner. Moreover, the patients have always been pl...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. Dr. Eslami has extensive training in all aspects of Periodontics . My patients are always talking so positive of their experiences after having procedures completed at his offi...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I have had the honor of working alongside Dr. Ahmad Eslami in the Avvo community. I am completely impressed by his accurate, articulate, well thought-out and caring answers to many different question...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for having time to share your knowledge.God bless you a thousand falls.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Dental School
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Graduated 1981MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester
Graduated 1979MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Graduated 1977MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Milwaukee Magazine
Pyramid of Pride Award, Mentor of the Year, Wisconsin Dental Association
Honorary member of the OKU Honor Society, OKU Honor Society

Affiliations

American Dental Association
American Academy of Periodontology
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
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